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Immunizations: Avoid Back to School Rush - Schedule an Appointment Today

By Tammy Yzaguirre

May 06, 2019

Contact: Tammy Yzaguirre
Lee-PIO@FLHealth.gov

Fort Myers, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Lee County is reminding parents to make sure their children’s immunizations are up to date.

All students are required to receive the Tdap booster before entering 7th grade. Children may receive the Tdap booster as early as age 11.

Avoid the back to school rush and contact your healthcare provider today to schedule an appointment before the next school year starts.

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